Bledsoe Parenting Tips

This section consists of Mac Bledsoe’s blog posts from 2006-2010 on a variety of parenting topics.

Bullying
Exciting News from Parenting with Dignity
The Story of Parenting with Dignity
Help Your Children to be Effective at Studying (Part 3)
Help Your Children to be Effective at Studying (Part 2)
Help Your Children to be Effective at Studying (Part 1)
Sleep Deprived Students and ADD
Bill Belichick, Cheating, Heroes, Role Models, and Teaching Children
LISTEN to Parenting with Dignity Tips
Child Molesters/Child Safety
Help Kids to Select Worthy Heroes – Revisited due to Mike Vick
Dealing with Bullying
Teen Drug Addiction – It CAN Happen to Your Family…
“Back When I Was a kid…”
Yelling at Kids!
Taking Control of the TV in Your Home
Teaching your Values to Your Children
More Radio!
Single Parenting – Don’t be a Single
Parenting with Dignity on the Radio
Mike Vick, Dog-Fighting, and Parenting Part 2
Mike Vick, Dog-Fighting, and Parenting
Blame It on Mr. Rogers: Why Young Adults Feel So Entitled
Summer Vacation Brings Battles Between Kids
Parenting Classes in Prisons? Why?
Start a Parenting with Dignity Class in Your Community
An Open Letter about Children of Divorce
Starting a Parenting with Dignity Class
A Question about Peer Pressure and Punishment
Effective Step Parenting
Tantrums and “Acting-Out” Behaviors
Is It Ever Too Late to Become an Effective Parent?
Is it ADD/ADHD or Just Bad Behavior – Part 4
Children “Disrespecting” Parents
Is it ADD/ADHD or Just Bad Behavior – Part 3
Is it ADD/ADHD or Just Bad Behavior – Part 2
Is It ADD/ADHD or Just Bad Behavior – Part 1
Getting Children to Adjust Their Behavior #7
Getting Children to Adjust Their Behavior #6
Getting Children to Adjust Their Behavior #5
Getting Children to Adjust Their Behavior #4
Getting Children to Adjust Their Behavior #3
Getting Children to Adjust Their Behavior #2
“Reasons to Ask Kids to Limit or Adjust Their Behavior #1
A “Quick Fix for Misbehavin’ Kids” ?
Listen! (Part Two)
Heroes
Parenting with Dignity – a Gift That Keeps On Giving
A Mom Steps Up
A Gift from Another Quarterback
Spanking Children
Giving Builds a Better World for Kids
Deciding What You Want
“Getting Kids To Do What You Want”
A New Family Resource
A High School Prom Reality Check
Quality Time?
Michigan Fatherhood Coalition 5th Annual Fatherhood Conference
We Can Teach Our Children
Bullying Is a Huge Problem!
Kidnapped Part 4 Follow-Up
The Greatest Teacher I Have Ever Known
Kidnapped Part 4 (A Necessary Concluding Chapter)
Kidnapped Part 3
Kidnapped Part 2
Kidnapped Part 1
Kids In Church
Messages of Love: Play with Kids!
Messages of Love: Make it (part 2)
A Lesson about Love
Messages of Love: Make It (Part 1)
Climbers Missing on Mt. Hood
Messages of Love: Write It! (Part 3)
Messages of Love: Write It! (Part 2)
Messages of Love: Write It! (Part1)
Messages of Love: Say the Words
10 Actions that Say, “I Love You!”
Send a Constant Message of Unconditional Love
The Old Ways (cont.)
The Old Ways Are Not Necessarily Wrong… There May Just be a Better Way
The Perfect Family Christmas Gift
What Parents Do For Kids!
Starting a Parenting with Dignity Class
Be an Effective Listener to Your Children
Creating “Positive Peer Pressure”
Dysfunction, Abuse, and Neglect
Helping Kids through Sexual Molestation and Other Trauma
Supporting Children’s Activities and Events
Moral and Ethical Guidance
You Can Fake Like You Care, But You Can’t Fake Being There (Part 2)
Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving Time
Sibling Rivalry, Potty Training, and other Challenges With Very Young Children
Give Children Reasons to Believe What You Teach Them
Temper Tantrums
Conversations With Children
Parenting with Dignity Works to Help Communities
Spanking and Other Punishments
Teaching Children Honesty, Integrity, and Responsibility
Teaching Excellence in Schoolwork and Other Critical Skills
Love Is a Language… It Must Be Taught
Drugs, Sex, Violence, and Unsupervised Use of the Internet
Attitude is Everything
We Are Too Busy
Build a Community of Family Values
You Can Fake Like You Care (Part 1)
Values, Morals, Ethics, and Traditions
Yelling at Kids
Establishing a Relationship with Kids
Self Respect
Help Kids to Select Worthy Heroes
The Role of a Strong Father
Self-Esteem/Self-Image/Self-Worth
LISTENING – The Most Important Part of Parental Communication
Punishment, Consequences, and Respect